The Camp Fire: 1000 Missing, 71 Dead, 148,000 Acres
Over 11,000 structures have been lost including 9,700 homes. The fire has now covered around 148,000 acres but is now at 55% containment. Tonight, however, Red Flag fire conditions are expected and firefighters are worried.
The Plan:Firefighters have used backfiring and dozer lines to build low fuel areas to keep the Camp Fire contained.
Firefighters are worried about low humidity and gusty winds predicted for the last few hours of today and deep into tomorrow. From tonight at 10 p.m. until tomorrow at 4 p.m., a Red Flag Warning is in effect, indicating that dangerous weather conditions leading to fire spreading quickly will be occuring.
Numerous county roads are also closed.
- Camp Fire Public Information Map –to see details either zoom or click on the map and download a pdf.
- Camp Fire Operations Map –to see details either zoom or click on the map and download a pdf.
- Camp Fire KMZ Map–Zoom for detail or, for 3D imagery, click on the map and download a file that connects with your Google Earth program. Warning this imagery was captured around 8 p.m. last night and does not show the latest borders.
For the most up to date information, click here. Scroll down once there to find an excellent evacuation map.
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